footprint

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the resources that an individual or organisation consumes

Computing

  • noun the area covered by a transmitting device such as a satellite or antenna
  • noun the area that a computer takes up on a desk

Construction

  • The area that falls directly beneath and shares the same perimeter as a structure.

Electronics

  • The area or region covered by something. For example, the coverage of a fixed satellite, or the surface area a monitor occupies on a desk.

Media Studies

  • noun the area affected or covered by something such as a device, phenomenon, service provider etc
  • noun the area supplied by a signal from a particular broadcasting satellite
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